Student Spotlight: Oxford University Liberal Democrats

Image description: the text ‘Oxford University Liberal Democrats est 1913’ against a background photo of students socialising with an orange tinted overlay and the Student Spotlight logo  As a mini series within the ongoing Student Spotlight series, we will be interviewing three student political societies: Oxford University Conservative Association, Oxford University Labour Club and Oxford […]

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Student Spotlight: IntoGrad

IntoGrad is a new organisation working to increase the accessibility of postgraduate study, which has long been an issue. Here we find out more from Emma Lalande and Dom McGann, two postgraduate students studying at Oxford. What is IntoGrad? IntoGrad is a non-profit organisation that aims to demystify the postgraduate application process, and combat the […]

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Student Spotlight: Oxford University Conservative Association

Image description: the text Oxford University Conservative Association against a dark blue background and the Student Spotlight logo As a mini series within the ongoing Student Spotlight series, we will be interviewing three student political societies: Oxford University Conservative Association, Oxford University Labour Club and Oxford University Liberal Democrats. To start off with, we spoke […]

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Student Spotlight: People for Womxn* in Philosophy & Oxford Public Philosophy

We spoke to Susmita Dave of People for Womxn* in Philosophy (pwip) and Alicehank Winham of Oxford Public Philosophy (opp) about how their organisations are challenging and changing ideas of how philosophy should be studied at Oxford. Note regarding capitalisation: we use capital letters strategically (who controls and monitors the form of YOUR language?) What […]

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Artists and Activists: In conversation with Peace Silly on fighting period poverty

Image Description: Graphic of students protesting with Peace Silly pictured. Reads ‘Artists and Activists featuring Peace Silly’  As part of our Artists and Activists series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Peace Silly, one of the founders of the youth-led non-profit organisation, PeriodLink. Since 2019, PeriodLink has worked to keep young people in the Volta […]

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Student Spotlight: Jacari

Image description: A blue background with a yellow logo: Jacari. Time to teach The Oxford Student spoke to both Freya Turner, Lead Coordinator for Jacari in Oxford, and Nailah Ranjan, student co-President, about the charity, and their upcoming 65th Anniversary. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects of educational inequality had already been strongly felt […]

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Artists and Activists: In Conversation with Danni Watts on Disability Activism

Image Description: Graphic of students protesting with Danni Watts pictured. Reads ‘In conversation with Danni Watts’ I first knew Danni through her work with Tabou Disability Magazine, which she founded in 2020 to highlight the experiences of disabled individuals, especially those at university.  Danni is currently a third year Law student at St Hugh’s college, […]

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